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CZ, Javorná in the Šumava – Unique Church and a Base for Trips
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Javorná is pretty in itself, but it is also a great base from which to explore the surroundings. Most of the dwellings are preserved, some can even be accommodated. The dominant feature is the unusual St. Anne's Church with shingle towers; From Javorná you can go to the Šumava National Park, to the valley of the Křemelná River, to the Novohůrecká Moor or to the Pancíř Hill with amazing views.
Kvilda is a small alpine town with an old history of gold placer mining crossed by the Golden route, a trading route. Today it is a busy and popular tourist center, it is an area of marshlands, mixed forests and neighboring towns that together create an area known as Kvildsko. It is a region at 1000 meters above the sea level with a calm climate and despite this fact you can find here many rare plants.
A town near Castle Kasperk, well, actually below it, is a gem of Sumava. Right at the first sight many tourists fall in love with it. It is an ideal base camp for trips to the surroundings; either by walk or by bike.
Are you not sure where to go in the Sumava? In case car is not a option for you, Mount Spicak and its surroundings are great option. The nature is amazing, vistas great and there are two glacial lakes.
The town of Stříbro near Pilsen is one of the important medieval towns and offers many interesting sights and beautiful surrounding nature. Let's go to him together on a full moon night, which underlined the atmosphere of the place.
Přeštice will probably forever be associated with the Přeštice pig, which was bred here, but the history of the town on the river Úhlava dates back to St. Adalbert. It is also an ideal starting point for trips around the southern Pilsen region.
Hojsova Stráž may not be as busy as Špičák and Železná Ruda, especially if you come here out of season. As a starting point for a hike to the Pancířský ridge, it is ideal, but count on your sweating when climbing the Můstek. In addition, there are many attractions in the village itself.
Among places we want to visit due to their beauty is also area of Povydri in Sumava. There Zlatatrail used to be. It was an important trade route connecting Podunaji and Czech lands. Turner’s Cottage (Turnerhütte) was one of the places where trade caravans spent nights and refreshed.
Everybody knows Pilsner Urquell beer. This bottom-fermented lager was invented in the Kingdom of Bohemia half-way between Prague and Regensburg, Germany. It was founded in the city famous for Skoda locomotives, the tallest church tower in the Czech Republic, and the second largest synagogue in Central Europe. Plzen was declared the European capital of culture for 2015. It truly deserves the title. Lets join us to see what is waiting for us here!